BLAW20002 Privacy Law and Social Networks
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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2017:
February, Parkville - Taught on campus.Show/hide details
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|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 30 hours (one 2-hour lecture and one 1-hour workshop per day) |
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It is strongly recommended that students have completed at least 100 points of undergraduate study before enrolling in this subject. The subject level is an indicator as to the difficulty of the subject and expected workload.
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CoordinatorProf Megan Richardson
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The limited protection of personal information for those who engages with online social networks (eg Google, YouTube, Facebook, Twitter) has provoked a range of legal policy and law reform debates. This subject will delve deeply into the question of privacy law and social networks in an effort to explain and critique the current legal position as well as considering a range of proposals for improvements in the law.
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On completion of this subject students should:
The due date of the above assessment will be available to students via the Assessment Schedule on the LMS Community.
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On completion of the subject the student should have:
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